ECCS guidance for REU, RET, and INTERN supplements
March 23, 2022
The NSF Division of Electrical, Communications, and Cyber Systems (ECCS) participates in the support of supplements in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) programs, with the following conditions specific to ECCS:
- REU and RET supplement proposals submitted to ECCS are accepted between October 1 and April 1 each fiscal year, and proposals should be submitted at least three months before the desired start of the proposed activity.
- ECCS provides support for one REU student per active award in an amount up to $8,000. Additional funding may be available for a second student. REU projects offer an opportunity to tap the Nation’s diverse student talent pool and broaden participation in science and engineering. REU projects are strongly encouraged to involve students who are members of underrepresented groups as well as veteran and first-generation college students.
- REU and RET supplement requests must include CVs for all participants.
- RET supplements are limited to a maximum of $10,000 per teacher.
- ECCS does not accept proposals for REU or RET sites.
ECCS also supports supplements for Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN).
Please contact your Program Director for further details.
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